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Ernst Mayr

Nationality: German-American Known to be: Systematics, Evolutionary biologist, Ornithologist, Bhilosopher of biology Born: 5 July 1904, in Kempten, Germany Died: February 3, 2005, Bedford, Massachusetts, United States Ernst Mayr
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Nationality: Ancient Indian Known to be: Philosopher, Poet. Born: 1479 AD, Champaranya in Bihar Died: 1531 AD Eminent Hindu philosopher and an exponent of Shuddhdavaita philosophy Vallbhachrya ji was...
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Razia Sultana

Nationality: Mughal Indian Known to be: Ruler Born: 1205 AD in Badaun, India Died: October 1240 AD, Delhi Razia Sultana was the first and only Muslim lady who ruled...
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Lala Lajpat Rai

Nationality: British Indian Known to be: Freedom Fighter Born: January 28, 1865 AD at Dhudike in Monga, Punjab, British India Died: November 17, 1928, Lahore, Punjab, British India Every...
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Behramji Merwanji Malabari

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Social Reformer, Poet, Publicist, Writer Born: May 18, 1853, Baroda Died: 1912 in Shimla Behramji Merwanji Malabari, a noted social reformer of India was...
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Vasumitra, Sumitra

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Buddhist scholar Vasumitra was one of the greatest scholars of Buddhism. He was a great personality of the court of Kushan ruler...
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Shyamji Krishna Varma

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Leader, Lawyer Born: October 4, 1857, Mandvi, In Kutch (Gujarat) India. Died: March 30, 1930, Geneva, Switzerland Shyamji Krishna Varma, a great nationalist leader...
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Pherozeshah Mehta

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Administrator, Politician Born: August 4, 1845, Bombay Died: November 5, 1915, Bombay Pherozeshah Mehta, an iconic personality of the Indian national freedom movement, was...
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Dara Shikoh

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Ruler, Writer, The Prince of Peace Born: March 20, 1615 AD in Ajmer (Rajasthan) India Died: August 30, 1659 Dara Shikoh, The Prince of Peace,...
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Nationality: Indian Known to be: Poet Born: 11th century (1040), Kashmir, India Bilhana was a great literary figure who lived in the court of King Vikramaditya VI of...
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Nationality: Indian Known to be: Ruler Ajatshatru was also known as ‘Kunika’. He was contemporary of Lord Mahavira and Mahatma Buddha. Ajatshatru was the greatest and most ambitious...
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William Thomson, Lord Kelvin

Nationality: British Known to be: Physicist Born: June 26, 1824, Belfast, Ireland, United Kingdom Died: December 17, 1907, Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Lord Kelvin (William Thomson) born in...
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Willebrord Van Royen Snell

Nationality: Dutch Known to be: Astronomer, Mathematician Born: June 13, 1580, Leiden, Dutch Republic Died: October 30, 1626, Leiden, Dutch Republic Though, there is no definitive record regarding the...
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Thomas Young

Nationality: English (England) Known to be: Physicist, physician and Egyptologist. Born: June 13, 1773, Milverton, Somerset, England Died: May 10, 1829, London Physicist, physician and Egyptologist. Young worked on...
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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nationality: United States Known to be: Geneticist, Embryologist Born: September 25, 1866, Lexington, Kentucky Died: December 4, 1945, Pasadena, California American geneticist Thomas Hunt Morgan studied at Johns Hopkins...
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Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Nationality: Indian American Known to be: Astrophysicist Born: October 19, 1910, Lahore (now in Pakistan), Punjab, British India Died: August 21, 1995, Chicago, United States Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar was one...
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Stephan William Hawking

Nationality: British Known to be: General relativity, Quantum gravity Born: January 8, 1942, Oxford, England, United Kingdom British cosmologist Stephen William Hawking was born in England on January...
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Sir Charles Scott Sherrington

Nationality: English (England) Known to be: Neurophysiologist, Histologist, Bacteriologist, and a Pathologist Born: November 27, 1857 Died: March 4, 1952 Sir Charles Scott Sherrington was an English neurophysiologist, histologist,...
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Sir Alexander Fleming

Nationality: Scottish, (British citizen) Known to be: Bacteriologist, Immunologist Born: August 6, 1881, Lochfield, East Ayrshire, Scotland Died: March 11, 1955, London, England Sir Alexander Fleming was a Scottish...
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Satyendra Nath Bose

Nationality: Indian Known to be: Physicist Born: January 1, 1894, Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India Died: February 4, 1974, Calcutta, India Satyendranath Bose, born in Calcutta in 1894, is...
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